Thursday, March 31, 2011

ARTS San Antonio Presents: The Silk Road Ensemble with Yo-Yo Ma

Posted on Thu, Mar 31, 2011 at 4:00 AM

Critic's Pick Release Date: 2011-03-31 If you’re a person of sophisticated musical taste, you may want to place your backside on a well-upholstered seat before I tell you this: Yo-Yo Ma is in San Antonio. Go ahead and lay all the way back; I can see you feel a...

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Art opening: CAM: Manuel Castillo: The Painting of a Community

Posted on Thu, Mar 31, 2011 at 4:00 AM

Critic's Pick Release Date: 2011-03-31 Manuel “Manny” Castillo began San Anto Cultural Arts and its famed mural project on the Westside over 15 years ago. He was well suited to the task, being an accomplished painter himself. And though he passed away from cancer two years ago at the...

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First Thursday & Friday

Posted on Thu, Mar 31, 2011 at 4:00 AM

Critic's Pick Release Date: 2011-03-31 Contemporary Art Month may be drawing to a close, but SA’s art scene doesn’t get much sleep ? as evidenced by a crop of shows opening in the Blue Star Arts Complex this week. In Gallery 4, artist Tom Orr offers a preview of...

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The Jazz Market

Posted on Thu, Mar 31, 2011 at 4:00 AM

Critic's Pick Release Date: 2011-03-31 Main Plaza celebrates Jazz Appreciation Month with a free concert series highlighting SA’s diverse jazz scene. Nine performances lead up to the crowning of this year’s “Jazzy King and Queen”: George Prado & Regency Jazz Band (11:30 a.m. Mon, Apr 4), Joan Carroll (5:30 p.m....

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Wednesday, March 30, 2011

29th Annual Lowrider Festival

Posted on Wed, Mar 30, 2011 at 4:00 AM

Critic's Pick Release Date: 2011-03-30 On Sunday, take a little trip to Camargo Park, where a fleet of “mobile works of art” will compete in more than 40 categories at Centro Cultural Aztlan’s 29th Annual Lowrider Festival. Whether you spend this fun-filled day drooling over pimped-out rides, grooving to...

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Bread & Roses: Las Tesoros de San Antonio

Posted on Wed, Mar 30, 2011 at 4:00 AM

Critic's Pick Release Date: 2011-03-30 Four legendary Westside cantantes bring it home to the Guadalupe Theater for a free concert with Mariachi Mujer Internacional on Saturday. Co-presented by the Esperanza Peace and Justice Center and Cine Studio San Antonio (who’ll be filming the performance for a forthcoming documentary), Las...

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Jesus Christ Superstar

Posted on Wed, Mar 30, 2011 at 4:00 AM

Critic's Pick Release Date: 2011-03-30 In another brave undertaking, the Woodlawn Theatre resurrects Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice’s epochal rock opera Jesus Christ Superstar. Stepping into the weathered sandals is the theater’s executive artistic director, Jonathan Pennington, who not long ago was strutting the same stage in fishnets...

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ARTbrella

Posted on Wed, Mar 30, 2011 at 4:00 AM

Critic's Pick Release Date: 2011-03-30 Inspired by the decorated umbrellas seen bobbing through crowds at the King William Fair and Parade (which takes place this year on Sat, Apr 16), the folks at Jump-Start Performance Co. present ARTbrella, a fashion show and silent auction benefiting the non-profit organization’s arts-in-education...

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Jesus Christ Superstar

Posted on Wed, Mar 30, 2011 at 4:00 AM

Critic's Pick Release Date: 2011-03-30 In another brave undertaking, the Woodlawn Theatre resurrects Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice’s epochal rock opera Jesus Christ Superstar. Stepping into the weathered sandals is the theater’s executive artistic director, Jonathan Pennington, who not long ago was strutting the same stage in fishnets...

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Green Day: Awesome as Fuck

Posted on Wed, Mar 30, 2011 at 4:00 AM

Green Day: Awesome as Fuck Label: Reprise Records Release Date: 2011-03-30 Rated: NONE Genre: Recording Green Day’s newest live venture reeks of heard-it-before songs intended to tide fans over until the trio that rose from gutter trash obscurity to arena rock stardom can actually produce something new. While their...

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